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Elliptical Fitness Trainer Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Elliptical Fitness Trainer.

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How to use the Elliptical Trainer

This standard piece of exercise equipment is one of the most popular in many gyms. Ellipticals are a unique hybrid of a treadmill, stepper, bike and cross-country skier, that move your legs in an elongated oval pattern (hence the name elliptical). Th...  Read more

9 Cross-Training Activities for Runners

The only way to become a better runner is to run, but the more running replaces other exercises in your fitness program, the more likely you are to become injured, suffer from burnout, or develop muscular imbalances. So what's a runner to do (bes...  Read more

12 Ways to Bust Out of Your Comfort Zone

A comfort zone is a nice place to visit, but you wouldn't want to work out there. Comfort is defined as, "a state of physical ease and freedom from pain or discomfort." That sounds conducive to napping in a hammock, getting a massa...  Read more

Beat the Crowds at the Gym

If you have a gym membership, you know how frustrating it can be when the gym is too crowded for comfort. Isn't it tough enough to muster the motivation to head out the door to exercise? Then you arrive, dressed and ready for a workout, only to f...  Read more

Boutique Studios: 5 Reasons to Take a Fitness Field Trip

Not so long ago, workout experiences were more or less the same for everyone: You would go to the gym, churn out some miles on the treadmill or elliptical, try a few weight machines or take a one-size-fits-all exercise class. All of that has chan...  Read more

#fitness has anyone used the Google fit app? If s
Updated 5/24/2016 8:06:10 AM

#fitness has anyone used the Google fit app? If so, any feedback?...  Read more

#fitness #goals im going to lose 30 pounds by my birthday, I have to lose 5 pounds a month. I can do
Updated 5/24/2016 7:08:57 PM

#fitness #goals im going to lose 30 pounds by my birthday, I have to lose 5 pounds a month. I can do this!!!...  Read more

Normally I do my elliptical and walking desk at ho
Updated 5/23/2016 7:39:31 PM

Normally I do my elliptical and walking desk at home, but I strained something this weekend so instead of being defeated, I joined my local gym and did the bike instead. So proud of myself!...  Read more

Just started up with a #trainer. She is very good
Updated 5/23/2016 12:37:34 PM

Just started up with a #trainer. She is very good at making me sweat. I have a hard time doing serious #exercising on my own but when u have someone cheering for u it makes it easier. It's only my first session hopefully 3x a week will be enough....  Read more

So Im trying to cut down on carbs... my trainer sa
Updated 5/24/2016 6:31:27 AM

So Im trying to cut down on carbs... my trainer said to have about 100 a day. However when I log fruits/veggies they all seem high in carbs... so can I have more bc the carbs I am eating are fruits/veggies or no?...  Read more

Try something new

Whenever I start to feel bored with-food, exercise-whateverI try something new. Now have discovered do not like acorn squash but butternut squash and spaghetti squash I love. Don't like elliptical or stairclimber but like the elliptical beast as I ca...  Read more

Intervals on the Elliptical

Try the interval program on the elliptical trainer. For 5 months I used the elliptical regularly in the 1 to 3 resistance level. I didn't think I could do more. Then I tried the interval program. I not only could I do it, but I burned far more calori...  Read more

SparkGuy's 10 Minute Fitness Club

Group for anyone to build a consistent fitness habit by doing at least 10 minutes of fitness most days per week. See the message board in the SP Challenges forum by the same name....  Read more

30-Minute Interval Workout for the Elliptical

I know plenty of people who love their elliptical trainers—and there is plenty of reason to. The elliptical mimics the motion of walking or running but with very little impact on the joints. That means it's more comfortable for you to get y...  Read more

We Tried It: A Personal Trainer in Your Pocket--for $10

If you attend workout classes regularly, then you probably know how a good instructor can help you get a really great workout. One of the things I love about fitness classes is that I tend to work harder, try more things and get a better workout than...  Read more